The sinking of the Titanic during the night of April 14, 1912 and the early morning of April 15, 1912, was a tragic disaster. This was truly the first global disaster for mankind, with passengers from North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. Dan Bender said,” [as of 2010] Everyone has heard about the ‘unsinkable’ RMS Titanic, but 98 years removed, we have little connection to the disaster other than watching a movie or documentary. In the time of 1912, the sinking of the world’s largest, most advanced ship shook the world” (Bender). The ship was totally unprepared for the iceberg it hit, but it improved ship safety in many ways. However, there were many things that could have been done to prevent the loss of so many lives.
First of all, the Titanic wasn’t fully prepared with …show more content…
The I.I.P still looks for ice around winter in the North Atlantic Ocean. They search from August 31 through February 1, on average. The I.C.S.L.S. still provides help in keeping passengers safe and sound. Also, many maritime laws and safety standards were created and updated to help keep everyone safe while on a ship (Bender).
In conclusion, many maritime laws and safety standards were created and updated to prevent the safety of passengers and keep as many people alive and safe at sea after the Titanic sunk, and even though it was a catastrophic event, we have learned much from it about safety. Marc Issacs, a maritime lawyer, said, ” The sinking [of the Titanic] wasn’t necessarily the wake-up call, but it was a big momentous event that reminded people that safety had to be dealt